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Pregnancy, delivery date query - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi My name is AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   i have a query about Gyno
Doctor :   Ok please proceed.
User :   Can i ask question about that?
User :   ok
User :   My wife pregnant now, according to scan report the delivery date says May21st. I just want to know, is that going to be the same, or it will happen before the date they have given?
Doctor :   Only 4-10% women deliver in the expected date, remaining 40%deliver earlier to the date and another 50% deliver later than the date.
User :   Ok thanks,is it possible to find out whether it is girl or boy based on heart beat numbers?
User :   or is there any other way?
Doctor :   No. heart rate is not gender related.
User :   Ok, how can we confirm which gender without seeing scan report?
Doctor :   The scan can detect the sex but the doctor cannot reveal the gender as it is against the law.
Doctor :   It is not written in the report, if you are in india.
Doctor :   Because the law forbids disclosure of the gender before birth.
User :   ok, i have another question about Eye operation, can i ask ?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I have problem with my eyes, i am wearing soft lens from past 15 years, my eye power is -18 shoft site. is there any way to correct using laser treatement, if yes, which is recommended option?
Doctor :   Yes there are laser treatment which is called as LASIK surgeries
Doctor :   laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis is a type of refractive surgery.
User :   is that fully curable or we will still have some power even after lasik treatment
Doctor :   We can tell only after an eye examination.
User :   i have tested last month, they suggested to do barrage laser first before doing anything. may i know what it is
Doctor :   It would be better if you consult a Ophthalmologist and get it examined and you can ask the use of LASIK in your case.
User :   i have tested last month, they suggested to do barrage laser first before doing anything. may i know what it is
Doctor :   Barrage laser is type of laser treatment , to be specific Photocoagulation treatment done to retina/ macula the inner most structure of eye
User :   why we do this, is that something critical?
Doctor :   It is usually adviced in condition called asymptomatic clinical rhegmatogenous retinal detachments.
Doctor :   if not treated this condition can leads to loss of vision.
User :   so there is no harm to do this right, will i be able to continue to wear lens after this treatement?
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   If you undergo LASIK surgery you wont be needing the lens.
User :   Yeah i understand, but my power is very high, i consulted with few doctors, as per them they said it tough to do lasik for this power.
Doctor :   Yes -18 is high atleast they will able to reduce the power.
User :   ok, thanks XXXXXXXX for these info.
Doctor :   You are welcome.
Doctor :   Are there any query to answer?
User :   I just started using this chat service, iam just curious, are you from india or different country
User :   Ok, Thanks, C u Bye
Doctor :   ok . Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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